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Illinois TRS turns to Toigo to find minority interns | Pensions & Investments

Taking a page from the playbook of its participants, the Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois, Springfield, has turned to education as a means of increasing the diversity of its investment staff. Frustrated by the difficulty of attracting experienced minority investment professionals to TRS’ headquarters in central Illinois, Richard W. Ingram, executive director of the $50 billion pension fund, turned for help to The Robert Toigo Foundation, Oakland, Calif.

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